We support and encourage local groups involved with Community Gardening in our community. Community Gardening is a valuable activity, contributing to the sustainability and well-being of the wider community and providing an extensive range of environmental, social, recreational, health and educational benefits.
- What is a Community Garden?
- Benefits of Community Gardens
- Community Gardens Application Form
- Community Gardens Located in the City of Holdfast Bay
- Further Information
- Active Communities Mailing List
What is a Community Garden?
A Community Garden is a unique use of public open space, managed by the community primarily for producing food and contributing to the development of a sustainable urban environment. It is a place for learning and sharing about sustainable living practices whilst actively building community through shared activities and contributing to improved health and well-being.
Benefits of Community Gardens
Community gardens offer a range of benefits to local residents including:
Community Gardens Application Form
Please use this form if you are applying to use council land for a community garden. This is not a funding application form.
An important first step is to read the Community Garden Guidelines and the two-page leaflet, Information for Applicants. Please arrange a meeting to discuss your proposal with a Council Officer before submitting your completed Application Form to:
Active Communities Team
City of Holdfast Bay
PO Box 19
Brighton SA 5048
Community Gardens Locations in the City of Holdfast Bay
Glenelg North Community Garden
Glenelg North SA 5045
Contact: Pam Sando: 0458 422 944
For further information on community gardens, please contact:
Community and Youth Development Officer
Phone: (08) 8229 9999
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